RISING R&B/POP ARTIST ANT SAUNDERS DROPS NEW TRACK EFFORTLESS
FOLLOWS RELEASE OF I HAD A LOVE SONG
VIRAL HIT YELLOW HEARTS LANDED ON BILLBOARD HOT 100 WITH OVER 400 MILLION STREAMS
Toronto, ON – September 14, 2020 – Rising R&B/pop artist, songwriter and musician, Ant Saunders, has dropped his latest track, Effortless, along with a lyric video. True to the new single’s name, Ant’s voice is as effortless and soulful sounding as ever. The track follows the release of I Had A Love Song, featuring critically acclaimed Nigerian R&B duo and sisters, VanJess.
2020 kickstarted with the release of Ant’s debut EP, Bubble, via Arista Records. Listen here. Prior to COVID-19, Ant was confirmed to support GRAMMY Award-nominated, multi-platinum and chart-topping singer/songwriter, Camila Cabello, on her Romance Tour, which was slated for this fall.
A full DIY effort, the entire Bubble EP was written, recorded and produced by Ant Saunders. The impressive collection of songs includes viral hit, Yellow Hearts, which was created in his bedroom and released on the day of his high school graduation. The track is now certified platinum in Canada, with over 400 million streams, and landed a position on the Billboard Hot 100. Ant’s Genius Verified video for Yellow Hearts has just about 1.5 million views. He was also profiled in Virgil Abloh’s RSVP Gallery website, wearing pieces from Off-White, Stone Island and Raf Simons. Emanating a nostalgic and intimate tone, the EP features lead single, MISCOMMUNICATIONS, with accompanying video, and a soul-stirring, gospel-inspired track titled It’s Over. The EP showcases Ant’s prodigious abilities as an artist, in both his vocal performance and songwriting.
ABOUT ANT SAUNDERS
Ant was born in Germany, where his parents were stationed in the military before eventually settling in the small town of Woodbury Heights, New Jersey. He began writing and recording in middle school using Audacity and a USB mic as an outlet to understand his emotions and the world around him. Influenced by R&B and hip-hop acts like Frank Ocean, Daniel Caesar, Tyler the Creator, as well as singer-songwriters like Ed Sheeran, John Legend, and John Mayer, Ant’s combination of lyrical storytelling and velvet vocal delivery makes for a uniquely flagrant and refreshing sound.
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